Gateau

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About Gateau

Your wedding cake is one of the focal points of your reception. Each cake I make is skillfully made from scratch and is as delicious as it is dazzling. I work with you to create your unique cake that distinctly reflects you, the theme and style of your wedding, and tells your story.

I have been baking creatively for 10 years. It began with a cake decorating book my mom gave me, when I was planning my daughter's first birthday. The cake was a success. I was working in a very technical field, but now I had designed and constructed an edible structure. A new skill and passion were born. Over time, I gravitated towards a new profession, an Architecture of the Senses. After years of baking cakes for family and friends, and with experience in both architecture and engineering, I believed I had a solid background for a custom cake business. I launched Gateau in 2008, but I felt there was one thing missing - a background in pastry. I researched that field and enrolled in the Pastry School at the Le Cordon Bleu College in Scottsdale, Arizona. I was taught by some of the top pastry chefs in the business, and my baking skills and knowledge expanded exponentially. My technical and art background are invaluable to my work, as is my strong understanding of the science of baking.

All of our cakes, fillings and frostings are made from scratch. No hydrogenated fats, I use organic ingredients where available, unbleached and unbromated flour and aluminum free leaveners. You can taste the difference.

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  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0

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    Will Park · Getting married on 12/05/2020

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    Delicious!

    Our wedding cake was DELICIOUS. Lora was great to work with and very responsive. We did a box tasting to choose our flavor and ended up getting one of her beautiful non-custom cakes. Delivery also went off without a hitch. My mother ate 6 slices. Highly recommend!

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    Nicole · Married on 09/07/2019

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    Wedding Cake Perfection!

    The owner was easy to work with, nice and responsive. The cake was beautiful and delicious! I was so happy with how it turned out and received many compliments! I highly recommend Gateau!

    Sent on 09/09/2019
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    Aubrey · Married on 07/20/2019

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    Beautiful and delicious

    My wedding cake was simply gorgeous. I’ve never been a big cake fan but Gateau made me a believer - the raspberry and lemon swirl was to die for.

    Sent on 07/30/2019

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Gateau FAQ

  • What is the starting price for wedding cakes with buttercream frosting (per slice, without tax)? $ 6.00
  • What is the starting price for fondant wedding cakes (per slice, without tax)? $ 8.00
  • What types of desserts do you provide? Cakes, Cookies, Croquembouche, Dessert Buffet, Groom's Cake, Pastries
  • What services do you provide? Consultations, Custom Design, Delivery, Setup, Tastings - Private
  • What dietary needs can you accommodate? Gluten Free, Lactose Free
  • What special ingredients do you use? Organic
  • Are you licensed by the state health department? Yes

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13 Endorsements

  • Jessica Nazarova Photography
    Jessica Nazarova Photography Wedding Photographers

    Beautiful cakes and very kind staff. I've seen a LOT of cakes and I always recommend Gateau to my couples for superb taste and professionalism!

  • Endless Creations Flowers and Gifts
    Endless Creations Flowers and Gifts Wedding Florists

    The choice of a baker for your wedding is a critical decision. The cake has to taste good and look good, both of which you will get from the talented staff at Gateau lead by Laura.

  • Vintage Floral Design
    Vintage Floral Design Wedding Florists

    Gateau is an amazing artist! Not only are the cakes a true work of art....they are absolutely delicious! Love working with Gateau...class act all the way!!! Highly recommend!

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    5403479188 (Phone number)

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